Jeff Gordon has won two of the last four races this season and should be considered a favorite to add another victory at Bristol. His most recent of five victories on that track came in 2002.
Jeff Gordon took the lead from Joey Logano with 17 laps remaining and scored the 91st victory of his career. It was his third of the season, tying him with Dale Earnhardt Jr., Brad Keselowski, and Jimmie Johnson for the most wins this year.
Jeff Gordon posted the fastest single lap in final practice for the Pure Michigan 400. His top speed was 200.156 mph and his 10-lap average speed was 198.195 to make him the quickest in this session as well.
Jeff Gordon backed up his pole winning run on Friday by posting the third-fastest speed in Saturday morning’s practice session. His top speed was 203.069 mph.
Jeff Gordon won the pole for the Pure Michigan 400 with a blisteringly fast lap of 206.558 mph, easily eclipsing the old track record of 204.557 mph set by Kevin Harvick this June.
3M will join 11-time Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports beginning with the 2015 NASCAR season when it will become a primary sponsor of driver Jeff Gordon and his No. 24 Chevrolet SS team.
Jeff Gordon started the weekend by earning his first Watkins Glen pole in more than a decade and for most of the Cheez-it 355k at the Glen it appeared he would be one of the challengers to score his first win on this track since 2001. An electrical gremlin put him behind the wall for four laps, however, and sent him home 34th.
With a speed of 129.446 mph, Jeff Gordon won his third Watkins Glen pole of his career and first since 2003.
AARP and AARP Foundation’s nationwide campaign to address the problem of older adult hunger through the Drive to End Hunger program will return with 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports in 2015 as a primary sponsor of driver Jeff Gordon and his No. 24 Chevrolet SS team.
Jeff Gordon scored four victories in five Watkins Glen races from 1997 through 2001, but has earned only two top-10s in 12 races since. His most recent strong run came in the 2010 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen when he finished 10th.
Gordon had the dominant car for most of the GoBowling.com 400, but a series of late-race restarts caused him to fall back in the field and finish just outside the top five in sixth.
Jeff Gordon posted the second fastest lap in Pocono’s final practice session for the GoBowling.com 400. His top speed was 178.536 mph.
Jeff Gordon and team will use the second Pocono practice of the weekend as a test session. The team is trying out various suspension parts.
Jeff Gordon will pilot chassis No. 24-869 this week for the Pennsylvania 400. It has been raced three times in 2014, including earlier this year at Pocono.